Social Media Effect Overblown in Egyptian Protests


by Peter Graham on Jul 3, 2013 | Views: 52 | Score: 2
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Egyptian State TV81
Al Jazeera63
Facebook/Twitter8
% of Egyptians saying they relied on the following to get news on protests
Sources: gallup.com
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Peter Graham
Peter Graham on Jul 3, 2013 2:23 PM said:

Following the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, the power of social sites as news sources received much Western media attention. It seems exaggerated, however, as Egyptian State TV was far and away the news source of choice. Nevertheless, it remains to be seen how it's influence rose in the 2013 protests.

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